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#1 Asher Berman holds a MALD degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy as well as a BA from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He studied in Jordan as a Boren Fellow in 2011 and currently conducts in-depth research on Syrian rebel groups
Sounds like a trustworthy source as well as moral paragon(Asher Berman is not just Jewish, but an Israeli name).
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-08-12 02:48||
#2 When the question of who is financing these movements surfaces, my auto-default is generally to examine the sources of "humanitarian aid" and go from there.
The "moral paragon" of names in the Muslim world is something of an oxymoron. They may have many, and can switch them up quite often.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-08-12 04:52||
#3 The Al Jazeera Syria blog isn't too bad.
Posted by phil_b 2012-08-12 05:15||